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Apr 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Commercial Real Estate Financing 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendThis seminar will revisit the building blocks of commercial real estate financing. It will focus on the steps counsel needs to take to get a deal closed – what lender’s counsel needs to do to deliver a valid mortgage lien without surprises, and what borrower’s counsel needs to do to get the borrower the money it needs. We will look at how lenders review lease...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Licensing Agreements 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendIntellectual property licensing continues to grow increasingly complex. The legal, regulatory and technical landscape is constantly evolving. Building and maintaining a successful and effective practice requires that practitioners stay sharp and current in a wide variety of key areas. Whether utilized to develop technology, expand or create market opportunities, or generate re...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Consumer Financial Services Institute (20th Annual)

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend2015 will mark the 20th year of this marquee PLI program.  The 2015 Institute will focus on the most current regulatory, enforcement and litigation updates touching on a wide range of consumer financial services, including mortgages, auto finance, credit, debit and prepaid cards, deposit accounts, emerging payment systems, including mobile pay-services and e-wallets, as w...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendOver the past decade partnerships have emerged as a major form of doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these entities have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acquisitions...

Practising Law Institute
Apr 30, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding Employment Law 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendWhether you are new to the field, seeking a quick refresher, or if your law practice only touches upon employment law issues, this jam-packed employment law primer is designed for you. An expert faculty will lead you through the major regulations and case law governing the employer/employee relationship and offer practical pointers ranging from hiring to firing and everything ...

Practising Law Institute
May 4, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Please note that "ethics" in the program title refers to the “Compliance and Ethics Program” used in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations. It does not specifically refer to legal ethics. Please check the credit calculator to the right for credit information for your jurisdiction.Why You Should AttendOrganizations face enormous legal and compliance risks, and the need for...

Practising Law Institute
May 5, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Staying Out of Trouble: Ethical Necessities 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
What You Will LearnThis program will serve both as a refresher of ethical obligations, and also review recent developments impacting the professional responsibilities of attorneys in private practice as well as those who serve as inside counsel.  The program will be focused on practical guidance, and draw from real life lessons learned from other lawyers who have found themselves in ethical p...

Practising Law Institute
May 11, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Illinois MCLE Marathon 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend PLI’s Illinois MCLE Marathon 2015 is designed to help attorneys practicing in Illinois meet their MCLE requirements, as they learn best practices and new and emerging legal issues. What You Will LearnAt this engaging and instructive program, expert faculty will discuss and analyze current and emerging issues and new developments in: Professionalism and Legal Ethics: ...

Practising Law Institute
May 12, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2015: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number and with no or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, and will provide a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s perspective...

Practising Law Institute
May 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Litigation National Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Approaching ERISA from a litigation perspective, this program emphasizes the practical, not the theoretical. This National Institute is designed for litigators who handle ERISA cases and want to enhance their substantive ERISA knowledge, and benefits practitioners who wish to further their knowledge of the substantive law and most recent case law. For ERISA specialists who draft plan language and ...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Long-Term Disability Benefits Advanced Seminar

Chicago, Illinois, USA
The majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for long-term disability benefits. Taught by some of the country’s most experienced disability practitioners, this advanced seminar will delve into the practical details for prosecuting and defending these claims. This one-half day program will address the how to’s of long-term disability benefits: administrative claims and appeals, litiga...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 19, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendAt this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise. You will learn about the special issues that ...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Jun 15, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendRelentless advancement in online media continues to test copyright law’s limits.  This program will focus on copyright in the digital data era, ensuring that attendees will gain a firm understanding of copyright basics and the rising issues challenging copyright enforcement.  The Supreme Court’s 2014 Aereo decision illustrated this tension between emergin...

Practising Law Institute
Jun 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendIn today’s online media and e-commerce environment, lawyers are increasingly called upon to provide advice about trademark-related issues.  Familiarity with basic trademark law is quickly becoming a vital part of any lawyer’s equipment, whether one is a neophyte or a twenty-year veteran to the practice.  Knowing the trademark law basics can help you fend ...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 13, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Sixteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should AttendThis program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies.  The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of personal information.   More than ever,...

Practising Law Institute
Jul 23, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2015: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know

Chicago, Illinois, USA
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTENDAttorneys are often presented with accounting information when working on cases or legal transactions.  While they are not expected to have an accountant’s expertise, understanding the story behind the numbers can only help paint the full picture of a legal matter.  A good grasp of core accounting concepts can put otherwise raw data into an informative legal co...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 9, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why you should attendAs the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions. These international tax rules affect not only large US and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activit...

Practising Law Institute
Sep 10, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 16, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 17, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Advertising Law Institute 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Sep 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Outsourcing 2015: Sourcing Critical Services

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 8, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Patent Litigation 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 27, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

Understanding the Securities Laws Fall 2015

Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Practising Law Institute
Oct 28, 2015

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Bascis National Institute

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Program Co-Chairs: Judith P. Broach, Broach & Stulberg, LLP, New York, NY Deborah Davidson, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago, IL Todd Jackson, Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., Oakland, CA Karen E. Mock, Senior Trial Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Atlanta, GA For practitioners who address issues related to employee benefit plans, this 2 1/2-day Nati...

ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits






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